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BS EN 1090-1 and CE marking of steelwork fabrication

As from 01/07/2014 any “series” manufactured metal components or kits that have been either made in the UK or imported, and to which a harmonised European standard applies, must comply with the CPR (Construction Products Regulations) and CE marking requirements.

The harmonised European standard that applies to structural metalwork is BS EN 1090-1 and it will be a criminal offence to supply structural metalwork after 01/07/2014 with out an FPC (Factory Production Control).

Who needs to comply?

Importers of structural metalwork kits or components.

Stockholders and metal processors that modify stock - for example by drilling, painting, bending etc.

Manufacturers of metal components or kits that have a structural use - for example steelwork for extensions, balconies, Juliet balconies and balustrades.

If any more information is needed on this please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.